To be without a reference point is the ultimate loneliness. It is also called enlightenment.
We can suppress anger and aggression or act it out, either way making things worse for ourselves and others. Or we can practice patience.
In the difficulties of your life, says Pema Chödrön, you will discover your natural love and warmth.
The most straightforward advice on how to discover your true nature is this, says Pema Chödrön: practice not causing harm to anyone—neither yourself nor others—and every day, do what you can to help.
Pema Chödrön describes three ways to use our problems as the path to awakening and joy.
Pema Chödrön offers a bodhicitta practice for generating love and compassion for all human beings.
We can use this time of fear and insecurity, says famed Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön, to connect with the natural warmth of our heart. It has the power to heal ourselves and others.
Pema Chödron gives a teaching on Tonglen and Lojong.
According to Pema Chödrön, love and compassion are like the weak spots in the walls of ego.
Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion.